Williams, who studies nutrition and food at Ryerson, was intrigued. The book includes a chapter on Cabbagetown, and Williams says she was surprised to learn that 40 per cent of Torontonians live in households that produce some of their own food. Canadian writer Cockrall-King has travelled from Vancouver to Cuba, and many places in between, to learn more about urban agriculture — how people are growing their own food down the street.
More than ever, it seems like Concordia would rather sweep things under the rug than face the political roadblocks to fossil fuel divestment. In other words, It’s not yet fashionable to divest. Those pushing for fossil fuel divestment hope to see institutions remove their stocks, bonds, or investments in the fossil fuel industry, so the institutions’ collective impact on climate change can be reduced. Last February, Université Laval became the first Canadian university to divest from fossil fuels.
“I can identify with it to some degree,” he says. “It talks about stories of him going through adulthood, and the way he saw his life. Now he’s just passed 40, and he thinks, ‘What have I done?’”Herman Hesse’s story about a Brahmin’s son, Siddhartha, who leaves home seeking enlightenment has encouraged Madan to ask himself meaningful questions, too: Am I doing the right things with my life? Am I in a job that makes me happy?
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".